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Soul Divas

Signature Theatre
Nov. 19 – 23
Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.

Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 2
Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.

An Evening with Chris Thile

Strathmore
Tue. Nov 5
Thile transcends the borders of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic.

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Strathmore
Dec. 17 – 19
Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.

De Sanguashington - Groovin On the Pike

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Nov 1
De Sanguashington's variety of Colombian rhythms including vallenato, cumbia and tropi-pop.

Come From Away

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020
Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.

Escaped Alone

Signature Theatre
Oct. 22 – Nov. 3
Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.

A Motown Christmas

Signature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21
The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.

Atlanta Ballet: The Nutcracker

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
the Kennedy Center debut of Atlanta Ballet and its extraordinary new production.

Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16
New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.

Amadeus

Folger Theatre
Nov. 5 – Dec. 22
Genius and jealousy collide in the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna.

Spotlights

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 23, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE

Strathmore
Fri. Nov 8

NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14

Balancing Bodies

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 31 – Nov. 2

WNO: The Magic Flute

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 2 – 23

The Second City's Love, Factually

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 3 – 29

Washington Performing Arts: Spektral Quartet

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29

WNO: Otello

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 26 – Nov. 16
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